We’re All Going To The World’s Fair

https://youtu.be/_17BEuP2o0A Written & Directed by Jane Schoenburn US/2022/83mins ★★★★ There’s a world where oddness is not only coveted but valued for its creative intentions – an aspect cinema has praised and lavished for decades finds a new home in the liberating world of social postings online, from the dark depths of 4Chan to the Creepy … Continue reading We’re All Going To The World’s Fair

Fantastic Beasts – The Secrets of Dumbledore

https://youtu.be/DGhq0Kx8dzQ Written by J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves Directed by David Yates USA/2022/142mins ★★ You would think that following the messy and contrite issues of The Hobbit, Warner Bros would recognise the murky waters which lay ahead with their subsequent prequel series – Fantastic Beasts. It appears not. This third instalment of the Harry Potter … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts – The Secrets of Dumbledore

The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zGRKbnVh8 Written & Directed by Joshua Zeman ★★★★ In parts of the abyss otherwise unexamined, a haunting, peculiar noise ripples through the bleakness of the unexplored. In 1989, whilst assigned to detect Russian submarines, US Navy marine surveillances detected the frequency of a whale’s singing at 52Hz, significantly higher than any other recorded song. The … Continue reading The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52

Broadcast Signal Intrusion

https://youtu.be/Y-zCemn5GuE Written by Phil Drinkwater & Tim Woodall Directed by Jacob Gentry USA/2021/104mins ★★★★ Seeing something which was never there has led to a catalogue of theories, mysteries, and YouTube Rabbit holes (something which we’ll touch on later). Hours spent chasing lost media or disturbing episodes of kids' shows, the same is true for intrusive … Continue reading Broadcast Signal Intrusion

Sideshow

https://youtu.be/LcGboaLRVE8 Written & Directed by Adam Oldroyd UK/2022/94mins ★★ There’s something to be said for a cinematic experience in which national treasure Les Dennis defecates himself during an armed heist; it’s nothing good. British comedy Sideshow seems to consider itself a bit of a freak, separate from the mainstream, a ‘dark’ comedy that finds itself with a … Continue reading Sideshow